Holiday Fun with Gingerbread Friends is filled with literacy and math activities. The included activities can be used during literacy or math workstations, whole or small group instruction, or for your early finishers. Most of the activities can be differentiated depending upon the ability of your students/grade level and include differentiated recording sheets. All activities come with a recording sheet.
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p. 4-11 Gingerbread Antonyms- create pairs of antonyms (with differentiated recording sheets)
p.12-20 Sweet Synonym Friends- create pairs of synonyms (with differentiated recording sheets)
p. 21-27 Cookie ABC Order- putting a set of words in abc order
p.28-35 Cookies and Cocoa Compound Words- create a compound word
p.36-45 Sweet Suffixes (-ed,-ing) and Suffix Anchor Chart-– students will build new words by adding the suffixes onto a base word (differentiated activity to include words with silent “e” that has to be dropped when adding the suffix)
p. 46-49 Word Hunt With the Gingerbread Man- students will build as many words as they can using the letters in the “Gingerbread Man”
p.50-59 Gingerbread Lane Cause and Effect with Anchor Chart- students will match the effect to each cause (differentiated recording sheets)
p.60- 66Trim the Tree Odd or Even Number Sort- students will sort numbers based on if the number is odd or even (*this activity can be differentiated based on your student’s abilities, simply choose which number cards you want them to use)
p. 67- 83 Gingerbread Cookies Number Comparisons- students will create number comparison sentences (includes differentiated activity to create number comparisons using 3 numbers) *this activity can be differentiated based on your student’s abilities, simply choose which number cards you want them to use
p. 84-93 Deck the Halls Addition Practice- students will create addition number sentences and find the sum (this activity is differentiated and includes differentiated recording sheets)